Meaning of “make a clean breast of it” in the English Dictionary

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"make a clean breast of it" in British English

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make a clean breast of it

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to tell the truth about something:

Julia finally made a clean breast of it and admitted that she had stolen the money.

(Definition of “make a clean breast of it” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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